Prakirtana, Prakīrtana: 5 definitions
Prakirtana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study
Prakīrtana (प्रकीर्तन) is singing in chorus.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Proclaiming, announcing.
2) Praising, extolling, lauding.
-nā Mentioning, naming.
Derivable forms: prakīrtanam (प्रकीर्तनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakīrtana (प्रकीर्तन).—[neuter] announcing, proclaiming; [feminine] ā mentioning, naming.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prakīrtana (प्रकीर्तन):—[=pra-kīrtana] [from pra-kīrt] n. announcing, proclaiming, extolling, praising, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
2) Prakīrtanā (प्रकीर्तना):—[=pra-kīrtanā] [from pra-kīrtana > pra-kīrt] f. mentioning, naming, [Nirukta, by Yāska]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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